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Re: Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #260 on: August 24, 2012, 12:16:14 AM »
If you are asking about booking an aa flight on ba,  some times there are aa flights that show up later on ba but  there are also aa flights that care available on aa.com but not ba.com.  sometimes if you call up ba they will give you the flight but there have been times ive called and was told the flight was unavailable.
Unlikely. Do you have an example?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #261 on: August 30, 2012, 05:09:30 PM »
Plenty of sAAver flights available from ORD-NYC on 9/4/12 but nothing on ba.com  I called BA and they said nothing they can do.  I see there's one flight available in first class ORD-EWR for 22.5k (~16k Amex MR with bonus).  Do you think it's worth it to just book the first class ticket or PUTPAC again to try to get into economy?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #262 on: August 30, 2012, 05:14:44 PM »
Plenty of sAAver flights available from ORD-NYC on 9/4/12 but nothing on ba.com  I called BA and they said nothing they can do.  I see there's one flight available in first class ORD-EWR for 22.5k (~16k Amex MR with bonus).  Do you think it's worth it to just book the first class ticket or PUTPAC again to try to get into economy?
theres one non stop flight available on AA.com to ewr at 10:35 on the 4th - on BA.com i dont see it. but i think u can call and book on the phone and say its not bookable and theyll waive the fee

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #263 on: August 30, 2012, 05:27:26 PM »
theres one non stop flight available on AA.com to ewr at 10:35 on the 4th - on BA.com i dont see it. but i think u can call and book on the phone and say its not bookable and theyll waive the fee
Dan was right, there was a PEBKAC, I was searching October  :-[
However, does anyone know what first class is like on such a short haul flight?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #264 on: September 01, 2012, 03:30:22 PM »
If Iberia shows availability, but BA doesn't, will calling BA help? And what level of availability does Iberia have to show?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #265 on: September 04, 2012, 12:14:13 AM »
I'm booking LGA-CLE via AA on BA.com. Will the $5 award ticket charge come from AA or BA? I ask because if it comes from AA, I can pay it with my Citi AA card and hopefully get a $100 statement credit.

Also, will either my Citi AA card or my BA card get me free checked bags on this flight?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #266 on: September 04, 2012, 12:29:45 AM »
When searching flights from London to nyc ba gives me just 4flights that day and only ba metal but Aa has about ten available

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #267 on: September 04, 2012, 12:35:11 AM »
I'm booking LGA-CLE via AA on BA.com. Will the $5 award ticket charge come from AA or BA? I ask because if it comes from AA, I can pay it with my Citi AA card and hopefully get a $100 statement credit.

Also, will either my Citi AA card or my BA card get me free checked bags on this flight?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #268 on: September 04, 2012, 10:00:14 AM »
When searching flights from London to nyc ba gives me just 4flights that day and only ba metal but Aa has about ten available
You need to find a date without BA availability, include partners, and then scroll back to the date you want.
Or just PUTPAC.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #269 on: September 04, 2012, 10:30:09 AM »
Also, will either my Citi AA card or my BA card get me free checked bags on this flight?
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #270 on: September 11, 2012, 02:33:42 AM »
im trying to book LGA-ABQ on 9/13 and on BA theres no availability while on AA Econ. mile sAAver there is.
anyone can help here? im pressing search 7 days forwrd and back etc...no go!

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #271 on: September 11, 2012, 07:29:25 AM »
There needs to be direct availability, which there isn't, only two stops. You could book each stop separately if you wanted
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #272 on: September 11, 2012, 07:57:32 AM »
There needs to be direct availability, which there isn't, only two stops. You could book each stop separately if you wanted
but if u book a few days later with avios there is available that exact route with a stopover in DFW.

if i would make two one ways, would they combine it?

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #273 on: September 11, 2012, 10:48:03 AM »
They'll check your luggage through if that's what you're asking.
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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #274 on: September 11, 2012, 11:19:30 AM »
They'll check your luggage through if that's what you're asking.
Yes that was the concern.  Thanx

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #275 on: September 23, 2012, 08:35:19 PM »
They're not letting me cancel online is there anything I can do about that cause when I call them they say everyone is busy and hangup

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #276 on: October 10, 2012, 09:32:04 PM »
never seen this before but on dec 31st from msp-lga i see a 2:25pm flight on BA but not on AA. doesnt rly matter but just thought it was strange

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #277 on: October 17, 2012, 01:30:24 AM »
anyone seeing availability for CLE - LGA on 11/8 at 4:30 pm
i see on AA but not on BA.com

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #278 on: October 17, 2012, 07:00:15 AM »
anyone seeing availability for CLE - LGA on 11/8 at 4:30 pm
i see on AA but not on BA.com

I'm seeing the 16:30 flight avail with just 1 reward seat left now.

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Re: BA.com Award Search Help Master Thread
« Reply #279 on: October 17, 2012, 07:05:22 PM »
If a flight is showing on AA.com from NYC-ZRH for 20k Off Peak, and return ZRH-DUS-JFK for 20k Off Peak, should it show up on BA.com? Because when I search and it asks me whether i want a stop or not, and i click no, it automatically routes me through LHR, which makes the taxes shoot through the roof...?